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“Great Museum for the Surveyor of the Grand Canyon”
Review of Powell Museum

Powell Museum
Ranked #23 of 53 things to do in Page
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed June 20, 2012

This little gem of a museum can be enjoyed in an hour, but you may want to budget a bit more time if you want the detail offered in the exhibits and time to shop for gifts in the shop. Don't miss the movie ---- it's short, high quality, and will leave you with a good understanding of John Wesley Powell's accomplishments. It's entertaining for children as well as adults. In fact ,all of the museum should entertain children as well as adults. There are a variety of interactive displays, an animated - and talking - JW Powell explaining his journey, and in the lower level - dinosaurs!
Another word about the gift shop - it has a lovely selection, very nicely displayed and very, reasonably priced.

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Reviewed June 12, 2012

Excellent exhibits and very friendly staff. The historical photos were just great and seeing the actual replica of Powell's boat, the Emma Dean, helped me appreciate just what he had to endure.

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Reviewed May 29, 2012

This museum has fantastic exhibits. Visit if you're in Page to see history, science, and art expertly exhibited.

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Reviewed May 21, 2012

Good, understandable and succinct history. Many historical pictures and artifacts. Not overwhelming. Has a nice gift shop too.

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Reviewed May 16, 2012

The museum is relatively small but provides lots of information both about the exploration of the Colorado River by John Wesley Powell and the building of the Glen Canyon Canyon Dam and the growth of the town of Page.

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